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Donna M. Campbell Amlit: Authors

Clemens, Samuel L.

Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) (1835-1910)

[picture of Mark Twain]Brief Quotations: Critics on Huck Finn
Discussion questions on Huck Finn
Pudd’nhead Wilson: Selected Secondary Bibliography

See especially Stephen Railton’s Mark Twain in His Times at the University of Virginia
Links to Mark Twain’s articles in periodicals on the web.
Mark Twain in the news: new book on Twain’s animosity toward Isabel Lyon.
American literature scholar Joel Myerson on Twain’s Autobiography.

Research Collections 
Mark Twain Collection at the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Special Collections at Vassar College includes letters to family members, W. D. Howells, and other figures as well as manuscripts.
Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies includes information on Twain and Quarry Farm, including pictures of Twain’s study.
The Mark Twain Papers and Project at the Bancroft Library offers descriptions of the collection and a searchable database of letters to and from Twain in the collection.
Samuel L. Clemens papers at Columbia UniversityTwain Pages and Sites
Mark Twain. From The Guardian (newspaper site)
Mark Twain House. This site includes pictures of books from Mark Twain’s library.
Mark Twain. This is the companion site to Ken Burns’s film, which was shown recently on PBS. It includes links, a chronology, selected works, and many pictures.
Twain Site on Pudd’nhead Wilson at the University of Virginia
Mark Twain Circular
Search the website of the Mark Twain Forum for messages on specific works.
Pictures of Mark Twain from the George Eastman House collection.
Pictures of Mark Twain from the Beinecke Library at Yale University.

Class web sitesRobin’s page on Pudd’nhead Wilson
Tiffany and Cindy’s page on Pudd’nhead Wilson
Kenon Willis’s web project on “The Mysterious Stranger” for English 311 (Spring 2000)

Works Available Online
More links are available at the Online Book Page

Novels and Travel Writings

Essays and Short Stories
The $30,000 Bequest, and Other Stories (HTML at Virginia)

Page Images at the Making of America Site

Private History of the “Jumping Frog” Story

Washington State University